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Frontis. portrait (plate) of Thomas Mace signed: Hen. Cook pinx. W. Faithorne sculp
Topics: Music, Music, Church music, Lute, Stringed instruments, Viol
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by Graham, G. F. (George Farquhar), 1789-1867; Wood, J. Muir
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For voice and piano
Topic: Songs, English
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by Smith, Robert Archibald, 1780-1829; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Title vignettes
Topics: Ballads, Scots, Songs, Scottish, Folk songs, Scots
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Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929
Topic: genealogy
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by Thomson, William, fl.1695-1753; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Dedication signed: William Thomson
Topic: Songs, Scottish
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by La Borde, Jean B. de; Roussier, Pierre J
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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by Johnson, James, ca. 1750-1811; Burns, Robert. 1759-1796; Clarke, Stephen. d. 1797
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Paged continuously. Engraved throughout
Topics: Songs, Scots, Ballads, Scots, Folk songs, Scots
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Includes bibliographies and indexes
Topics: Songs, Scots, Songs, Scots
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by Playford, Henry, b. 1657; Playford, John, 1623-1686?. English dancing master
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Includes tunes followed by directions for each dance
Topics: Country-dances, Dance music, Dance, Violin music
With final four 'Explanation of the Scots words.' leaves
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"A selection of standard music, songs, duets, glees ... and articles in musical and general literature."
Topic: Songs, English
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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P. xv misbound
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by Royal Military Exhibition, 1890 (London); Day, C. R; Inglis, Alexander Wood, 1854-1929 former owner. StEdNL
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Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
Published in parts
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by Chambers, Robert, 1802-1871; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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by Chambers, Robert, 1802-1871; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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A reissue of the Edinburgh 1862 ed
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by Johnson, James, ca. 1750-1811; Burns, Robert. 1759-1796; Clarke, Stephen. d. 1797
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Paged continuously. Engraved throughout
Topics: Songs, Scots, Ballads, Scots, Folk songs, Scots
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by Johnson, James, ca. 1750-1811; Clarke, Stephen, d. 1797; Burns, Robert, 1759-1796; Inglis, Alexander Wood, 1854-1929 former owner. StEdNL
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Burns contributed 184 songs, wrote most of the prefaces to the different volumes, and may be said to have edited the work. The arrangements of the airs were prepared chiefly by Stephen Clarke. Cf. Dict. nat. biog., v. 30, p. 16
Topics: Songs, Scots, Ballads, Scots
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by Parke, William Thomas; Inglis, Alexander Wood, 1854-1929 former owner. StEdNL
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Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929
Published in parts
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by Smith, Robert Archibald, 1780-1829; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Title vignettes
Topics: Ballads, Scots, Songs, Scottish, Folk songs, Scots
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by Graham, G. F. (George Farquhar), 1789-1867; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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For voice and piano
Topics: Folk songs, English, Folk songs, English
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by Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758
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A collection of pamphlets previously issued separately by Ramsay. The collection was probably first published in 1719 without a collective titlepage and subsequently re-issued in April? 1720 with prefatory material and a collective titlepage but little attempt at continuous pagination. In later issues in 1720, 1721 and 1722, all with same collective titlepage dated 1720, increasing efforts were made at continuous pagination as the work was extended with new poems and the constituent parts were...
Topics: English poetry, Scottish poetry
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by Graham, G. F. (George Farquhar), 1789-1867; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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For voice and piano
Topics: Folk songs, English, Folk songs, English
Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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by La Borde, Jean B. de; Roussier, Pierre J
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by Weekes, of the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
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Mostly for high voice and continuo (some for 2 voices & continuo); part for flute (i.e. recorder) at end of each song
Topics: Songs (High voice) with continuo, Songs, English
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by Bannatyne Club (Edinburgh, Scotland)
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Also issued as no. 43 of the publications of the Maitland Club
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by Bishop, Henry R. (Henry Rowley), Sir, 1786-1855; Twiss, Horace, 1787-1849; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Pl. no.: 156
Topic: Songs, Scots
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Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Supplied title
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL; Ritson, J; Johnson, J; Egerton, J
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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Titlepage in red and black
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by Chambers, Robert, 1802-1871
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
1762 re-issue with added third volume
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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No pagination beyond the introduction
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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by Grant, John, Pipe-Major; Inglis, Alexander Wood, 1854-1929 former owner. StEdNL
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Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929
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by Inglis, Alexander Wood, 1854-1929 former owner. StEdNL
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Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929
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by Graham, G. F. (George Farquhar), 1789-1867; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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For voice and piano
Topics: Folk songs, English, Folk songs, English
Rights: National Library of Scotland holds full rights in this digital resource and agrees to license the resource under the Creative Commons License: Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.5 UK: Scotland.
Violin solo
First published in 1769 as 'Ancient and modern Scots songs'
Intended as a companion volume to the 'Edinburgh musical miscellany' with music illustration, Edinburgh, 1792
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by Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901; Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876. lbt; Truzzi, L. (Luigi), 1799-1864; Muzio, Emanuele, 1825-1890; Hopkinson, Cecil, former owner. StEdNL
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Opera; acc. arr. for piano
Topic: Operas
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
Titlepages in red and black
With an additional, engraved, titlepage, and engraved frontispiece
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by Ritson, Joseph, Antiquary; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
No. 103
Topics: Ballads, Scots, Songs, Scots, Folk songs, Scots
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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by La Borde, Jean B. de; Roussier, Pierre J
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
Imprint of original: Printed in Aberdeen : by Iohn Forbes, and are to be sold at his printing-house above the meal-market at the sign of the Tovvns-Armes, 1682
Topic: Songs, English
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by Inglis, Alexander Wood, 1854-1929 former owner. StEdNL
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Bequeathed by Alexander Wood Inglis of Glencorse (1854-1929) 1929
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by Gilchrist, John, Editor of A Collection of Scottish Ballads, Tales and Songs
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Earlier edition has title: A collection of Scottish ballads, tales, and songs, ancient and modern
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Also available as single numbers 1-100
Originally published in 1654 as: A breefe introduction to the skill of musick
Topics: Music, Violin, Viola da gamba, Counterpoint
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by Scottish Songs; Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
Mostly for high voice and continuo (some for 2 voices & continuo); part for flute (i.e. recorder) at end of each song
Topics: Songs (High voice) with continuo, Songs, English
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by Ruggles-Brise, Dorothea, Lady, former owner. StEdNL; Glen, John 1833-1904, former owner. StEdNL
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Collection of John Glen (1833-1904)
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Original published 1700 : London : Printed by William Pearson, for Henry Playford, 1700